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Joanne Brady, Branch Manager, West Columbia, SC
Joanne Brady, Branch Manager, West Columbia, SC

First Reliance is pleased to announce that Joanne Brady has joined the company as Branch Manager for the West Columbia, SC branch. She will oversee the daily branch operations and be responsible for growing the bank’s customer base while maintaining excellent customer service and serving the community in various activities.

Justin Strickland, president of First Reliance, said, “Joanne will have the opportunity to lead the West Columbia market to further our bank’s market growth in that area. She is a community leader, involved in several aspects, including the Cayce West Chamber of Commerce, where she serves as an ambassador.”

Schaefer Carpenter, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking Manager, shared, “Joanne’s commitment will be to the bank’s values. I am excited to watch her grow as she lives out First Reliance Bank’s Customer’s First, Positive Attitude, and Commitment to Excellence.”

Joanne graduated from Clemson University, earning a B.A. in Elementary Education and a Master of Education. She and her husband have two adult children and reside in Lexington.


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